Friday, May 27, 2016

Holy Trinity Church, Yercaud

Holy Trinity Church, Yercaud
Holy Trinity Church in YercaudTamilnaduIndia was built in 1834 and was rebuilt in 1853 after a damaging accident. It is an independent Church. The final verdict from a 10-year-long court case reconfirmed its independence.

The church is the resting place of Robert Bruce Foote, (1834–1912), the British archaeologist and geologist who is considered the "Father of Indian Prehistory". A memorial to him may be found there. The churchyard also has the grave of Peter Percival (1803–1882). He was a missionary, linguist and a pioneering educator in Sri Lanka and South India.
Other Places of Interest in Yercaud

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